Dementia Awareness Day 2017
Friday 26 May 2017
Braithwaite Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
This was our second time hosting this successful FREE event, designed to help the public and those working in care services to increase their understanding of Dementia and related issues. We would like to thank Braithwaite Hall and our sponsors for their invaluable support.
If you would be interested in attending or exhibiting at our next event, please do contact us and we will make sure we let you know.
Arrival and welcome
10:30am – 11:15am
“Dementia Friends Session and Dementia Action Alliance” (created to bring together organisations to make Croydon dementia friendly) By Hakeem Anjorin
11:30am – 12:15pm
“Understanding Dementia” By the Alzheimer’s Society
Explaining the condition in more detail and the support available
12:30pm – 13:00pm
“Who needs to pay for care” By Billy Brown, Just
13:00pm – 14:00pm
This is a rare opportunity for individuals involved in the area of dementia care to join us for lunch and networking, including: care home workers, people who provide care in the patient’s own home, solicitors, dementia care specialists and anyone else who’s involved in this field.
Places are limited and are on a first come, first served basis and need to be booked in advance
14:00pm – 14:45pm
“Powers of Attorney and Other Considerations” by Andrea Scott
15:00pm – 15:30pm
“Funding Care” by Karen MacDonald, Monetary Solutions
Covering Care Annuities, Investments and Equity Release
With thanks to our sponsors: